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By Mark Jerome Walters / On May 5th, 2014

Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a sobering report on the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Two main messages are unmistakable: Antibiotic-...

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By Meghan Bartels / On May 2nd, 2014

If you're the kind of person who eagerly awaits the annual State of the Union speech, we have just what you need to tide you over until next January. State of the World 2014...

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By Eric Dinerstein / On April 30th, 2014

Originally published by Village News, a publication of the community of Cabin John, MD. Wild, undammed rivers make dangerous neighbors. A signboard near the riverbank at one of the National Park entrances...

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By Robert Brown / On April 21st, 2014

An elegant sun catch at an outdoor café. Photo by Robert Brown.

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By Meghan Bartels / On April 18th, 2014

Some people collect coins, some people collect books; people like Eric Dinerstein collect sightings of rare species. In The Kingdom of Rarities, newly released in...

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By Jason Leppig / On April 16th, 2014

Post by Nancy Baron While not everyone may be interested in your science at first, many people are interested in scientists, as your work seems…mysterious. What do you actually do? Why are you so devoted to it? They want to know what makes you tick....

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By Meghan Bartels / On April 11th, 2014

With spring finally starting to show its face, we're thinking about everything that's green and growing. But as Yvonne Baskin shows in Under Ground: How Creatures of Mud and...

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By Meghan Bartels / On March 26th, 2014

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By Jason Leppig / On March 21st, 2014

View of promenade seating and edge buildings in Bo01. (Photograph by Joakim Lloyd Raboff.)

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By Admin / On November 12th, 2013

In this installment, Web and Social Media Intern Trevor Anderson, discusses receiving environmental news from an unlikely source.

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